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Absent People ~A Collection of Five Short Stories~
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Absent People is a collection of stories about the people of the Midwest, an ode to the hardworking folks who know the value of life as well as the randomness of trouble. “The River Man” is the story of a young woman’s descent into depression. “After the Rain” is the story of a man who makes peace with himself and the people around him after his wife’s untimely death.
Should Night Come
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,310. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sherry has the perfect life, handsome husband, beautiful children, financial security. Then she gets the call that changes everything. Sherry learns to manage change and to live with danger until danger finally catches up with her. Should Night Come, a mystery/suspense novel, tells of Sherry’s struggle to save her business, her company and her sense of self. This is the sequel
The Savior of Turk
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,720. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A porn store, 200 ft. Jesus and a fainting kid from India. Just another day in Turk, Missouri.
A Farmer's Goodbye
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
After a half century of farming, an old man takes one last walk across his land.
House in Motion
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You set the price! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Paul Callaway brings you his first book of poems and prose in a collection that he's ever so slowly grown since he started writing poetry in 2001. Most of his poems are personal in nature, depicting moments plucked from childhood to present, from work life to love life, and everything in between. With a charm, wit and cynicism unique to him, Callaway puts a little bit of himself into each poem.
I Look Better In Binary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,010. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In the Midwest of the 1980s... being a Jewish girl meant trying to resolve your accidental love of ham with your desire to follow the rules and be a good kid. I Look Better In Binary tells the tale of writer Becky Pourchot's adventures through puberty with poignancy and side-splitting humor.
Expiration Date & Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Social detachment and intrigue with the absurd are captured in Manipulating Irony, Expiration Date, The Cheesecake, Finding Cat Stevens, Name Games, Mr. Baxter, and Meccaroni. Wdowicki (v’dovitski) conveys her disparate experiences growing up in Wisconsin, and residing in Japan, Indonesia, and Dubai. Influences include Camus, Voltaire, Mishima, and O'Connor. Cover Painting by Beverly Shipko NY
Stan by Me
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"CARPE DIEM! IDIOT." Follow Ollie Schurtz as he ventures back to his hometown of Havendale, Missouri for a Christmas holiday he won't soon forget. After losing his job and nearly being killed by his father, Ollie bends the ear of his childhood friend, Stan Tubbs. The two recall what it was like to grow up in Midwestern America during the 1940’s and 1950’s.
News from Dead Mule Swamp
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Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
News from Dead Mule Swamp is a cozy mystery set in the upper Midwest. Anastasia Raven is running from the pain of a failed marriage, and hopes to hide from the world in an old farmhouse she has purchased at the edge of Dead Mule Swamp. When she finds a hundred-year-old newspaper inside a wall, why is it stolen before she can even read it? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #1)
Snow Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
“Snow Stories” is a book about snow shoveling talk. The type of conversation one might have with the neighbor after last night’s snowstorm. It takes place in a region that is bitter, bitter cold with tons of snow; Minnesota. Now, meet Joe and Mike, and listen in on these two regular guys as they talk to one another while doing what needs to be done, in their case, shoveling snow.